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Fall 2017
Jan 18, 2018
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MICB 550 - Bioterrorism:Related Diseases
Microorganisms and toxins that could be employed by terrorists as biological weapons have been ranked in the order of their potential threat as Category A, B and C agents by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  This course will examine the mechanisms by which the most virulent (Category A) and certain Category B and C agents cause severe illness in humans and laboratory animals and will review current approaches to the treatment of these diseases.  Students enrolling for this course should have completed MICB-515 or have an equivalent background in biology and immunology.

2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Microbiology Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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